[Python-Dev] Using temp files and the Internet in regression tests
Guido van Rossum
Sun, 13 Apr 2003 21:02:46 -0400
> I can write some basic instructions on how to use regrtest and
> test_support; someone will just have to check them in.
That would be great. Do you have a SF userid yet? Then we can give
you commit privs!
> > Hm, maybe these docs shouldn't be so hidden and there should be a
> > standard library chapter on the test package and its submodules and
> > the conventions for writing and running tests?
> That definitely wouldn't hurt. It might also get people to write
> tests more often and maybe help with improving our code if they knew
> about regrtest and test_support.
And I think regrtest and test_support are useful for testing 3rd party
code as well. Wanna make this a project?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)